Pelham Manor trustees secure re-election despite ballot controversy

The election results faced delays due to issues with the voting machines, particularly in reading absentee and early mail-in ballots.

News 12 Staff

Mar 21, 2024, 10:18 AM

Updated 64 days ago

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Two Pelham Manor trustees, Bridget Bennett and Maurice Owen Michaane, retained their seats in the recent election, held on Tuesday. However, the ballot count process has sparked criticism.
The election results faced delays due to issues with the voting machines, particularly in reading absentee and early mail-in ballots.
Mark Card-Well, a Democrat who finished fourth in the election, has taken action by writing to the governor and Westchester County executive. He advocates for the county to assume responsibility for conducting future elections in Pelham Manor, suggesting a potential change from the current village-led process.


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